Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by Its Inventor

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Tim Berners-Lee

Narrated By: Tim Berners-Lee

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: June 2006

Duration: 3 hours 25 minutes

Summary:

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has been hailed by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest minds of this century.His creation has already changed the way people do business, entertain themselves, exchange ideas, and socialize with one another. With new online businesses and communities forming every day, the full impact of Berners-Lee's grand scheme has yet to be fully realized. Now, this low-profile genius tells his own story of the Web's origins--from its radical introduction and the creation of the now ubiquitous WWW and HTTP acronyms to how he sees the future development of this revolutionary medium.Berners-Lee offers insights to help listeners understand the true nature of the Web, enabling them to use it to their fullest advantage. He shares his views on such critical issues as censorship, privacy, and the increasing power of software companies in the online world.

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